London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1905. 12°. Half title, coloured frontispiece and and 26 plates by Beatrix Potter (slight splitting between frontispiece and title). Original green cloth with coloured pictorial label on upper cover, lettered in white (spine and edges a little faded). Provenance: presentation inscription dated "Xmas 1905" on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. Linder p.425; Osborne I, p.382; Quinby 8.
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